Penn State Philadelphia Region news

Philadelphia Region edition
Monday, August 31, 2020

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IN THIS ISSUE:

STORIES:
-- Penn State partners with Pennsylvania Department of Health for contact tracing
-- Abington mourns loss of beloved professor Ross Brinkert
-- Brandywine student gains valuable experience through internship at J.P. Morgan
-- A call to creative students from Abington's literary and arts magazine
-- Certificate programs lead to role at Project Management Institute
-- Sophomore students invited to apply to Spark Program
-- News Readership Program offerings go digital for 2020-21 academic year

VIDEOS:
-- Welcome to our new faculty members

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STORIES:

Penn State partners with Pennsylvania Department of Health for contact tracing
As part of a layered tracing and testing approach to support the health and well-being of students and employees, Penn State has implemented a University-wide contact tracing process in coordination with the Pennsylvania Department of Health.

https://news.psu.edu/link/d1gsHkb4
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Abington mourns loss of beloved professor Ross Brinkert
Ross Brinkert, associate professor of corporate communication at Penn State Abington, was an award-winning educator and scholar.

https://news.psu.edu/link/zWD_nrd_
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Brandywine student gains valuable experience through internship at J.P. Morgan
Victor Ficarra, a senior business major at Penn State Brandywine, recently completed a remote internship with J.P. Morgan that reaffirmed his post-undergraduate goals and gave him the professional connections and experience needed to navigate his career path.

https://news.psu.edu/link/bDgKzwts
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A call to creative students from Abington's literary and arts magazine
Penn State Abington's award-winning publication isn't just for English and art majors. The Abington Review wants to grow and more accurately represent the voices on campus.

https://news.psu.edu/link/9kkrcMcs
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Certificate programs lead to role at Project Management Institute
Veronica Alario landed a position at the Project Management Institute after completing leadership development, project management, and lean six sigma certificates from Penn State Great Valley.

https://news.psu.edu/link/NtTsN3wm
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Sophomore students invited to apply to Spark Program
Penn State undergraduates from all campuses are invited to apply to the Spark Program, now in its third year.

https://news.psu.edu/link/Z7kkyzjL
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News Readership Program offerings go digital for 2020-21 academic year
Penn State's Student News Readership Program has announced that it will go completely digital for the 2020-21 academic year by eliminating the availability of printed newspapers on campuses. The new digital news subscription model will provide all students, faculty and staff at University Park and all Commonwealth Campuses with free, unlimited digital access to The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal.

https://news.psu.edu/link/9BsL4W9d

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VIDEOS:

Welcome to our new faculty members
Five new faculty members have joined Brandywine for the 2020-21 academic year. Teaching and research areas for the three tenure-track faculty and two assistant teaching professors include business, chemistry, communications, engineering and information technology.

https://news.psu.edu/link/fvGsdST_

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QUICK LINKS:

Coronavirus updates
Stay up-to-date on the latest information from Penn State regarding the global coronavirus outbreak.
https://news.psu.edu/link/jLs5NXsL

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PHOTO OF THE WEEK: BRANDYWINE:

Brandywine's Welcome Back Breakfast
Last week Penn State Brandywine celebrated the start of the fall semester with its "Welcome Back Breakfast" outside of the Student Union. Students received free masks, t-shirts, planners and more. 

More: https://news.psu.edu/link/4M4Djnmv
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More: news.psu.edu/link/4M4Djnmv

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The Penn State Philadelphia Region Headlines Issue incorporates news from Penn State Abington, Penn State Brandywine, Penn State Great Valley, Penn State at the Navy Yard, and Philadelphia recruitment center locations of the University, and is brought to you regularly as a service of News and Media Relations for the Philadelphia region. We want to hear from you! Send your comments or questions to bw-ur@psu.edu.
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